Electronics and Business Distance Study: Curriculum

Here you'll find detailed information on current courses of the Bachelor's degree program Electronics and Business Distance Study. Please note that due to ongoing updates not all courses of the program might be fully displayed. A complete overview of the curriculum for the study year 2016/17 is going to be published in the course of the summer semester 2016.

1st Semester
Course Language
Mathematics 1

Introduction to engineering mathematics focussing on elementary functions, complex numbers, differential and integral calculus, vectors and matrices

English


 
Computer Science 1

Basics in Computer Science

English
Electronic Engineering 1

The course Electrical Engineering presents the fundamentals of electrical engineering (voltage, resistance, inductor, capacitor, current, Ohm's law, ... ), the DC technology (voltage divider, current divider, Kirchhoff laws, replacement sources, bridge circuits, superposition theorem of Helmholtz... )

English
Electronic Design

Design, calculation and simulation of analog and digital electronic circuits.

English
Laboratory 1

Design and experimental set-up of electronic circuits, as well as their validation and characterization with modern measuring instruments.

English
Time and Self Management

In the course students get to know techniques and methods for effective work organisation and systemic planning.

English
Professional and Social Communication

Starting from the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages B2, we aim at developing and strengthening language skills required for personal and social as well as professional interaction

English

 

2nd Semester
Course Language
Mathematics 2

Advanced topics in engineering mathematics focussing on signal analysis and differential equations

English
Computer Science 2

Computer Science, Theory of Computation

English
Electronic Engineering 2

In the Electronic Engineering 2 course students acquire basic knowledge of fundamental rules in Electrical an Electronics Engineering of AC circuits and understand physical laws and abstractions applied to semiconductor devices.

English
Electronic Measurement & Control Engineering

The course Electronic Measurement and Control Systems presents the fundamentals of Control Theory like Open Loop, Closed Loop model, calculation of step response and transfer function, Analysis of stability under consideration of different controllers like PID. The issue of gain – and phase margin and the digital controller are also the topics auf this course.

English
Physics 1

The lecture focuses on the transfer of basic knowledge on mechanics and thermodynamics and electrodynamics. It is the goal to enable students to describe technical processes by means of scientific methods. Thereby an understanding of physical and scientific modelling is generated. By applying physical laws to simple technical problems the meaning of physical laws is explained.

English
Team Work

The course prepares students for team work in their studies and in their professional work.

English
Technical and Creative Communication

Starting from the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages B2, we aim at developing and strengthening the vocabulary of the students’ field of study along with the language skills required for technical and creative communication

English

 

3rd Semester
Course Language
Computer Science 3

Computer Science

English
Physics 2

Course focuses on growth phenomena, oscillations with prospects to wave phenomena, transport phenomena as thermal conductivity effects.

English
Embedded Systems

This class teaches the basics in microcontroller programming on system level (μCLinux).

English
Electronic Project 1

Application of electronic design to develop an electronic device in a project environment. Theme audio electronics

English
Economics, Technology and Society

Starting from the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages B2, students engage with global economic and technical developments and their impact on society, and thereby acquire relevant terms and concepts together with the appropriate language skills

English
Business Administration 1

Basics Business Administration

English
Presentation Skills and Communication

In the course the students learn to present issues and facts in a target oriented way.

English

 

4th Semester
Course Language
Computer Science 4

Computer science

English
Physics 3

Course mainly focuses physical problems solveable by ODEs: for example: growth phenomena and oscillations. Prospects to wave phenomena and transport phenomena as thermal conductivity effects.

English
Electronic Project 2

Application of electronic design to develop an electronic device in a project environment. Theme control systems

English
Business Administration 2

Marketing, Finance/Investment

English
Business Communication for Engineers

Starting from the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages B2, students engage with global economic and technical developments and their impact on society, and thereby acquire relevant terms and concepts together with the appropriate language skills

English
Moderation & Problem Solving Techniques

The course prepares the students for the role of a facilitator using relevant methods of problem solving and supporting creativity.

English

 

5th Semester
Course Language
Specialization Embedded Systems

Participants of this course will learn

  • how to design digital integrated circuits and systems with the hardware description language VHDL and FPGAs as target Technology
  • to design and implement multi-task embedded software applications under a real-time operating system which is running on a microcontroller platform
  • as well as how to write a bachelor thesis under supervision in a technical field (which includes all practical work)
English
Specialization Industrial Electronics

Specializing in Energy and Industrial electronics.

English
Specialization Technology Management

Introduction to the basics of technology management by solving a realistic problem in team work

English
Specialization Telecommunication

Specialization Telecommunication & Internet After building up basic knowledge concerning relevant ICT (Information and Communication Technology) as well as methods and procedures of analyzing and reviewing (evaluation) of technical solutions the students will research the application and implementation of telecommunication, mobile communication and Internet technologies as interdisciplinary technologies / enablers in future topics like Smart Cities, Energy, Mobility, E-Health, IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) preparing their first bachelor thesis.

English
Scientific Practice

The course consists of:

  • Exposition of the base elements of working scientifically on foundation of the guide version 2013
  • Draft of a question catalog for the first advice conversations with the own supervisor of the bachelor work
  • literature enquiry and correct quotation based on the software program Citavi
  • first research question and hypothesis formulations due to the bachelor work of one's own
  • methods and reasoning
  • time management of the Bachelor scientific processes worked out by Gantt charts
English
Quality Management
  • Understanding the terminology of quality management as well as the sense of such programs
  • Standards and Certification of management Systems
  • Quality management tools and methods
English
Leadership

This course provides an overview of both the latest practical and the current theoretical leadership theories. One of the course’s fundamental components will be the student’s reflection about particular issues concerning leadership.

English
Business Management

The course shall provide an overview over the essential elements of Business Management in order to prepare the students for managerial tasks in practical business life. After an introduction to the basics of management (Definition of management, tasks and required skills of managers, environment, social responsibility) the course covers the 4 managerial steps Planning, Organizing, Leading and Control. There will be a special focus on Project Management.

English
Advanced Technical Communication and Engineering Ethics

Starting from the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages C1, students discuss ethics concepts and analyze real-life case studies, as well as work on the formal aspects of technical and scientific texts

English

 

6th Semester
Course Language
Internship

Relevant activities in a vocational context to support the entry into professional life. Existing and verifiable vocational activities (if relevant) will be recognized.

English
Change Management

The course Change Management prepares the students for contact with change processes from a systemic view.

English
Technology Management

Technology Management

English
Business Law

Imparting knowledge of selected legal topics regarding the international economic law

English
Advanced Communication

The students acquire writing and speaking skills necessary to complete their bachelor studies, such as writing abstracts and techniques for successful presentations

English